Taxing Non-Indians on the Rez (12/13/00)
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Should non-Indian businesses operating on reservations be exempt from paying tribal taxes? A federal case that affirms Indian Nation's rights to tax within their boundaries is headed to the Supreme Court and its outcome will impact all of Indian Country. A non-Navajo businessman is challenging the Navajo Nation's right to tax businesses on the reservation. Who has taxation authority and jurisdiction on Native lands? Guests include attorney Marcelino Gomez from the Navajo Nation Department of Justice.